Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
Search Homes for Sale
IndexTroyNew YorkNational
Income per capita$27,529$34,212$29,829
Median household income$48,834$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,530$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,124$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$31,980$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$28,819$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level23.1%15.5%15.1%
New Real Estate Listings in Troy Area
Search Homes for Sale in Troy, NY

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Troy is 8% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Troy is 12% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Troy is 1% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Troy is 53% higher than the national average

Compare Troy, NY Employment


      Best Places for Employment in and Around Troy

      See all the best places to live around Troy
      How would you rate the job market in Troy?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      How accessible is public transit in Troy?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Troy poll results

      am i middle class

      Input your household income
      $32,552 $48,834 $97,668
      $40,489 $60,741 $121,482
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Troy median earnings by income bracket

      Troy employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.0%8.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.2%9.2%
      Financial & insurance services4.1%4.1%
      Wholesale & retail services10.7%10.7%
      Public administration8.8%8.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%6.6%
      Education, health & social services19.2%19.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Country Knolls, NY5,306$120,188117.3%
      Niskayuna, NY19,741$110,746100.2%
      West Sand Lake, NY3,391$104,01888.0%
      Voorheesville, NY2,789$94,29270.4%
      East Greenbush, NY6,299$92,40967.0%
      Troy, NY49,253$48,83411.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Harrisburg, PA49,247$41,83124.4%
      Downers Grove, IL49,263$97,19775.7%
      Portage, MI49,224$66,57120.3%
      Wilson, NC49,310$43,12622.0%
      Cuyahoga Falls, OH49,191$60,2809.0%
      Troy, NY49,253$48,83411.7%
      Source: The Troy, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).